{italic} is specifically about making document elements italic (or removing this font attribute). For questions about {italic-correction}, use the tag of the same name. For general questions about formatting document elements, use {formatting} instead.

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need italic dollar sign

I want to have not only italic numbers but also italic dollar sign in Latex math mode. I found that some people get this with the \pounds symbol, however I do not achieve to do it and anyways this ...
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How to have italic Greek letters with pslatex package

I have to use the pslatex package for a document I'm creating. When using this package, all Greek letters in math mode appear bold and non-italic. However, I'd prefer if my Greek letters (or at the ...
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Section Sign in italics?

How is it possible in LaTeX to make the § be displayed in italics? \textit{WGG \S\ 1 Allgemeines} is supposed to turn print like this: WGG § 1 Allgemeines but instead LaTeX gives me this: ...
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Math symbols no italic [duplicate]

so is there possibility to use symbols in \begin{equation}...\end{equation} with no italic style? Only one symbol needs to be no italic and the rest can be italic. Symbols needs to be bold and no ...
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Is there any reason not to use \let to redefine a deprecated control sequence to the currently recommended one?

I understand that \bf and \it are both deprecated in the current version of LaTeX. To the best of my knowledge, the correct control sequences replacing them are \bfseries and \itshape. Is there any ...
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How to make italic greek letter \lambda

I need italic and non-italic \lambda in the same document. Since the \mathit{\lambda} does not work, I got idea to simulate italic by changing fonts (Times New Roman for italic lambda, and Latin ...
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Plain text in italics

I am writing a lemma in math which is the following using the italics parameter \textit but need to insert plain text that isn't italicized in the lemma. I can't just delete the \textit around my math ...
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cannot see bold and italic char in xelatex

I am writing a Persian article using Xelatex typesetting and the xepersian package. My problem is that I cannot see characters get bold or italic using textbf and textit respectively. This is my ...
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How to write bold, italic and sans-serif at the same time?

My title is bold and sans-serif right now but two words in the title have to be italic in addition (scientific name of bacterium). Currently I'm using \selectfont to make the whole thing sans serif ...
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using \textit in \section{} with beamer class

For a presentation using the beamer class (MiKTeX 2.8 with TeXnicCenter on Windows Vista) I need to have the italicized title of a book in a section heading. When I use \textit{...} or \emph{...} ...
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Non italic text in theorems, definitions, examples

What package should I use, or what setting can I make to the font in theorems so that the text wouldn't be italic. I use amsmath, and from default, everything I write in theorem environments becomes ...
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Italic Acronyms with normal Subscripts

I use the acronym package for my acronyms. Is there a way to make the acronyms non italic in the Acronym List itself but use them in an italic form in the text? Most of the time it works with ...
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All text is in italic [closed]

i have a problem in my master thesis. From the sumary all my text is in italic. Some suggestions for solve this problem? remark: i'm almost sure that it happened after i joined the chapters of master ...
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Equation and italics

How do I write the equation {x|A'x=b'} in LaTeX and make it italic? I have tried following code: \textit{{$$x|$$A'x=b$'}} but it did not work. The dollar signs are in wrong places.
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Italic environment

I'm composing a text, in which people will have access for some math questions, and their sequent solutions. Thing is, I want to put the whole question texts in italics, and \textit{} doesn't work on ...
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Two different “main fonts” in use; use only one for numbers

I have defined a mainfont, but have further defined its italics to come from a different font. My question: What is the simplest way to get the "original" main font back just for numbers? I wish to ...
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Biblatex, emphasized/italic entries and redefined \emph{}

Many Biblatex-Styles use \mkbibemph{} to typeset italic parts of an bibliographic entry. By default, \mkbibemph{} is defined as \emph{}. My Problem: If one redefines \emph{} like ...
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Bold but not italic! [duplicate]

I'm using \textbf{3} in math mode (\[ ... \]) to get a bold 3. The problem is that I'm sometimes in an italic environment. Then my 3 gets italic, too. But I don't want it to get italic. What can I do ...
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Reference in text order and titles in italic sharelatex

So I am new to latex, writing in sharelatex. My text looks like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{setspace} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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How to make italic and bold letter with \pmb command?

I'd like to italicize the letter in the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $\pmb{\mathsf{z}}$ \end{document} I've already read the discussion in this ...
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Bibliography has no more itallics

I adjusted my latex file such that my bibliography has its authors in smallcaps in the following way: \makeatletter \def\NAT@nmfmt#1{\textsc{#1}} \makeatother Then I wanted to change the font of ...
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change \quote-command to display text in italics

I'm using \usepackage{csquotes} and the commands blockquote and quote. I'm satisfied with the display of the blockquote but want to change the display of the quote so that the output is shown in ...
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Problem with \textbf{}

I am having a problem using \textbf{} and \textit{}. These commands just do not do anything. For example, I get for \textbf{tobebold} just "tobebold" without bold. Please somebody help... What ...
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Why don't I get non-italic, normal font inside theorem environment using newmdtheoremenv and mdfdefinestyle?

The theorem text is written in italic even if I set font=\normalfont\normalsize. Maybe related to that, Portuguese "-ção" is not properly recognized in that text. \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{book} ...
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“Correct” way to bold/italicize text?

Is either of these considered better/more readable/more "proper"/more conventional than the other for making text bold? If so, what is the reason? I like my text \textbf{bold} versus: I like my ...
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Set italic text failed in new command definition

I'm defining new commands in my .tex file. Here's my code: \newcommand{\subhead}[1] { {\itshape \flushright \subheadfont --#1 \par} } I'm going to define a command that make some text(from ...
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Use upright font (no italics) with svjour3 (springer)

I cannot find how to do that automatically for all the theorems in my latex document with the class svjour3 (provided by Springer). I use amsmath too in my document.
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Italic shape needed in small caps fonts

I am using MiKTeX 2.5 version. Is there any possibility to change the small caps fonts in italic shape? I had tried as like below \textit{\textsf{Small Caps}}% This will gives the Regular Small ...
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Italic small caps not working

I use small caps with \textsc{} a lot, but cannot find a way to get it set in italics. This is primarily a problem inside environments such as theorems, where the theorem text is set in italics, so ...
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XeLaTeX + polyglossia + Russian or Greek = page number in italics

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{russian} \setmainfont{CMU Serif} \begin{document} \itshape Text. \end{document} ...
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How to tell csquotes to italicize quotes?

I have a very stubborn professor who requires italicized quotes. So I have a document full of quotes, labeled with \enquote{}. How can I easily change all of them to be in italic ? I couldn't find ...
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Too much space when mixing typewriter upright and italics

There seems to be too much horizontal whitespace following italic typewriter text. Consider this example: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \noindent \texttt{This is a perfectly \textit{fine ...
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Why is a certain part of my table italicised?

I am just wondering why, in the following table, the words "Male" and "Black" are italicised, while Quintile 3 isn't? I'd like Quintile 3 to be italicised, but I don't know why "Male" and "Black" are ...
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Compatibility of embrac and biblatex

I'd like to use the embrac package to enforce upright parentheses and brackets in emphasized text. While the embrac manual claims the package is compatible with biblatex, all the brackets and ...
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Embrac not working within environments

I used the package embrac that the following question Upright parentheses in italic text let to. However, If I define a simple environment, it will not work. See the example below. How can I fix ...
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Upright parentheses in italic text

This question led to a new package: embrac Bringhurst, in Elements of Typographic Style, recommends to use upright parentheses in italic text (i.e., write 'a (simple) example' as opposed to 'a ...
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Is there a way to change only SOME text in a specific column (and not the entire column) to be bold or italic in a table? [closed]

Consider the following table. Some of the text in the second column is italic and also the text is broken in order to fit the column width. I used the following tex code but it generates a table ...
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Italic Helvetica font in Beamer

How can an italic print of the font helvetica be achieved in the Beamer class? Here is my MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,fleqn]{beamer} \usepackage[ngerman,english]{babel} % language listed last ...
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\emph gets lost in beamer class when used within italic or bold text

I use the beamerclass in Latex. Using \emph has worked fine so far. Now I want to use \emphwithin a bold (\textbf) and an italic (\textit) sentence. However, the output seems to ignore the emphases. ...
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How to “italicize after underscoring”

I want to use \underline for tensors (please don't question) but, for example, I don't like how $\underline{K}$ looks. Why? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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Italic font for the entire verbatim section

How can I change the font format to italic within the verbatim environment ? \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \begin{document} \begin{Verbatim} @book{book; title = {title}; author = {author}; ...
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Italic \infty, italic \mathbb{R} etc

I write theorems in italic but dislike the fact that certain characters such as $\mathbb{R}$, $\infty$ etc are in upright font. The mix is not as pretty as all italics would be. Is there a way of ...
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How to Bold and Italic a particular word throughout the document in latex?

I need to use Bold or Italic a particular word through my latex document, where ever it is used, without explicitly mentioning textbf{} and textit{} on each of them. How can I do that? A good ...
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Remark number in italics

When compiling \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \theoremstyle{definition} \newtheorem{definition}{Definition}[section] \theoremstyle{remark} \newtheorem{remark}{Remark} ...
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Should subscripts in math mode be upright?

In one-letter subscripts, like $x_i$, the subscript is usually typeset italic. Is this the typographically right thing to do? Consider this case: The Boltzmann constant is often written as $k_B$, ...
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How can I write an under dash in text without invoking italics or some weird font? [duplicate]

I would like to simply write a _ in latex. But when I compile it is makes the text afterwards italic and weird, how can I just write an under dash? For example: \indent Locate the file in ...
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How to make a bold and Italic uppercase Greek letter?

I have tried $\mathit {\boldmath $\Omega$}$, but it doesn't work really. So, is there any way to make it?
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Changing figure captions into italic

Is it possible to change text in figure captions to italic. So this is what I want to get: I tried with this code: \usepackage[format=plain,labelfont=bf,up,textfont=it,up]{caption} but word ...
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How to put the author and year in italics

I use the authoryearstyle in biblatex, and when I do for instance \parencite{jadadish2010}, I get: (Jadadish, 2010) But I need the author and year to be in italics, so that I get this: ...
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Typeset all caps to bold and all small to italics in math environment

I want to typeset all capital letters/symbols to be bold and all small letter to be italics in math environment by default. I was wondering how can I do that? \documentclass{article} ...